Ryanair named UK’s filthiest airline in new survey

Ryanair named UK's filthiest airline in new survey
1 / 4 of passengers claimed that cleanliness onboard was poor in a Which? survey (Pictures: Getty/Shutterstock)

Ryanair has been voted the dirtiest airline in the , in line with a new examine.

A survey discovered that solely 42 per cent of the nation’s passengers rated the corporate for cleanliness on board.

The figures come in a new survey of 8,000 folks from Which? Travel, in a bid to seek out the dirtiest airways.

One of their investigators boarded a Ryanair flight and reported ‘greasy tray tables, soiled headrests and dusty window sills’.

They added that after they used an ultraviolet mild to take a look at how clear the tray tables have been, it confirmed stains that couldn’t be seen by the bare eye.

London, United Kingdom - June 11, 2019: Inside Ryanair airplane during a flight. Ryanair is the biggest low-cost airline company in the world; Shutterstock ID 1432963784; Purchase Order: -
A Which? investigator who boarded a Ryanair flight wrote of ‘greasy tray tables, soiled headrests and dusty window sills’ (Picture: Shutterstock / Veja)

The Irish firm was stated to be ‘significantly worse’ than dozens of different airways in the examine.



In the ballot, it was stated that on common eight out of 10 (81 per cent) passengers rated cleanliness positively throughout 42 airways.

Six in 10 passengers discovered Wizz Air planes to be clear and just one in 10 folks rated cleanliness on the airline together with Spanish firm Vueling as ‘poor’.

British Airways and easyJet have been each stated to have good ranges of hygiene onboard, whereas Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, Cathay Pacific, Swiss and Emirates all scored over 90 per cent.

A complete of 63 per cent of individuals flying with Spanish airways Vueling and Iberia felt cleanliness was good.

Rory Boland, Which? Travel editor stated: ‘Faster and sooner turnarounds are one factor however it’s unacceptable for some airways to be slicing corners in the case of cleansing out their cabins correctly – regardless of how low-cost the airline ticket.

Ryanair Boeing 737-800 aircraft landing at Athens International Airport AIA Eleftherios Venizelos ATH LGAV during a summer blue sky day. The airplane has 2 CFM56-7 jet engines and the registration EI-EBS. Ryanair FR RYR is the largest low-cost budget carrier in Europe with HQ in Ireland. The airline expects arrivals of the new modern Boeing 737 MAX in the future. (Photo by Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
The price range airline was stated to be ‘significantly worse’ than dozens of different airways in the examine (Picture: NurPhoto through Getty Images)

‘There are steps you possibly can take; both select your subsequent flight on an airline that has a superb observe report for cleanliness or equip your self with some antibacterial wipes.

‘If you are flying Ryanair though, a biohazard suit might be more appropriate.’ has contacted Ryanair for remark.



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